Maschine 2.2 Using the new Arp Mode Feature


Another one of the big additions in the Maschine 2.2 update is the inclusion of a new Arp mode. This is the same arp that is available on the new NI keyboards, but it’s directly inside of Maschine. Like the new chord feature, you can only use the arp with the Maschine pads or with […]

Maschine 2.2 Update Exploring the Chord and Scale Functions


One of the major features of the new Maschine 2.2 update is the addition of chord and scale functions like the ones found on the Komplete Keyboard series. This allows you to quickly lock the pads to specific melodic scales as well as use the pads to play various chord types and chord sets. This […]

Maschine 2.0 How to spread your kits and chops across the keyboard


Here’s a quick freebie I posted on how to spread your drums or chops across the keyboard in Maschine 2.0 This is for those that are used to working on keyboard workstations or just like to have their drums or chops all laid out on the keys. The process is a little different from the […]

Maschine 2.0 How to layer multiple plugins and instruments internally


In the original Maschine I showed how to layer plugins or instruments internally but it required some special MIDI configuration and routing. However in Maschine 2.0 this is much easier and in this quick video I show how to do it. I have an exclusive turoial coming that will be showing how you can use […]

Maschine Mikro: How to enable 16 level velocity pad mode


I had a question from a member on how to enable Maschine Mikro to play the same sound at different velocities across the pads. Basically this is called 16 velocity mode or “16 level” mode. It will take whatever sound you are currently on and spread it across all 16 pads with different velocities. Similar […]

How to set high and low velocity response for a single pad


Hey what’s good MT family! Had a question from one of our members on how to setup the pads so that they respond to a specific high and low velocity. Now there isn’t a pad mode that does this in Maschine, you can do a fixed velocity but not a specific velocity range. However, in […]

Creating new custom kits from the factory library kits


Sometimes you may only like certain sounds from certain kits in the Maschine factory library and don’t want to load the whole kit to use those sounds. Well it’s very quick and easy to build your own custom kits out by loading and pulling sounds from the factory kits and putting them into your own […]

How to setup keyboard splits in Maschine


So this tutorial is for those that like to setup keyboard splits or keyboard performances, I’m going to show you how to do this directly inside of Maschine. This allows you to use Maschine as an instrument rack for setting up multiple performance sounds or key splits with however many sounds you want to play […]

Maschine 1.8 Tip – audition samples from the hardware


Hey what’s good fam, another quick tip from the new Maschine 1.8 software update You can now preview/audition your samples directly from the hardware, I want to show you my method of using it and a few tips in terms of how it works *access instantly when you join today!

How to play chords in Maschine pad mode using Kontakt

play chords in maschine pad mode

Yo what’s good fam! In this tutorial I show you how to use Maschine’s pad mode to play any type of chords you want, directly from the pads, using Kontakt. I know a lot of people want to be able to quickly play chords in Maschine and if you have Kontakt there’s definitely an easy […]

Maschine Mikro: Loading groups and kits from the controller

mikro group

In this tutorial for Maschine Mikro I show the process of loading groups and kits directly from the hardware controller The way you browse on the Mikro is pretty similar to the standard controller but with a few differences, however once you get used to them it’s very quick. It takes a bit of getting […]

Maschine Mikro: Load factory or user sounds and instruments from the controller

Mikro sounds

In this tutorial I show how to load factory and user instrument sounds from the Maschine Mikro controller The tutorial shows you the different screens you will see, how to navigate through them, and how to load your sounds. You may think it isn’t fast browsing on the Mikro with one knob and a small […]

Maschine Mikro: Loading Komplete or third party plugin presets

mikro plugins

In this tutorial I show the process of loading NI Komplete as well as third party or user plugin presets from the Maschine Mikro controller The way you browse on the Mikro is pretty similar to the standard controller but with a few differences. However, once you get used to them it’s very quick. Using […]

Maschine Mikro: Loading individual samples to pads on controller

mikro samples

In this tutorial I show how to browse and load individual samples and sounds onto the pads with the Maschine Mikro controller Browsing sounds and samples is one of the main ideas behind Native Instruments Maschine Finding and loading your samples from the Mikro is straight forward and well thought out. You can of course […]

Using the MOTU BPM library directly in Maschine without loading the plugin

motu bpm library in maschine

Yo what’s good fam! This is sort of a geeky one for me. Anyone that has Motu BPM knows what I mean. We love the sounds of the drums and library, but if you have Maschine, you definitely prefer its workflow over BPM. Sure there are other things I like about BPM, but it’s just […]

Loading and playing an instrument in maschine

loading and playing instruments in maschine

This tutorial shows you how to load and play instruments in maschine. It also shows you how to play melodies from your pads and change the octaves of your pads if you aren’t using a keyboard midi controller. An instrument differs from a kit in the fact that it is usually a melodic sound or […]

Maschine Tip: How to Spread Your Kits Out Across the Keyboard

maschine spread kits across keyboard

This free maschine tutorial shows how to quickly spread your kit across the entire keyboard instead of having the keyboard play one sound at different pitches. For instant access to all advanced tutorials, the private members forum, free downloads, and more, join the maschine tutorials membership today. Join Now!!

Loading a drum kit into Maschine

loading a drum kit into maschine

This tutorial video shows first time users how to load a drum kit into the Maschine sequencer It shows you how to browse for the kit you wish to use and load it so you can start playing live or sequencing it via the step sequencer. Browsing and loading kits or sounds in Maschine is […]

Loading drum kits without loading the preset patterns

load drum kit without pattern

This tutorial shows the proper way of loading a drum kit without loading the preset pattern. I know this particular issue is a frustrating one that comes up for many first time maschine users. Origninaly we just had to delete the pattern after loading a kit but Native Instruments implemented a dedicated feature to handle […]